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Jul 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
from anthony pitch. for the next half hour he talks about his book "the burning of washington: the british invasion of 1814" and answers questions from callers. >> you're looking at a dress belonging to first lady dolley madison that is thought to have been made from the red velvet curtains she saved from the white house as british troops advanced on washington. this is "american history tv" on c-span 3 where we're taking your calls and comments on the war of 1812. we want to open up the phone lines with a reminder of the numbers for those of you on the east coast and the central time zones is 202-737-0001. in the mountain and pacific time zones it's 202-737-0002. make sure you mute your television when you call in. we will get to your calls on the war of 1812, in particular in this segment on the burning of washington. >>> we are joined by anthony pitch. thank you for joining us today. >> thank you for having me. >> you have brought along not only your book but an artifact. we saw an artifact of dolley madison. this is of james madison. tell us what your viewers will see here
Jun 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
quote there at the moment. 86 in washington and i mentioned a few minutes ago, the dew point temperature is running in the 70s and some temperatures combined with the humidity is making for a brutal night out there. 82, annapolis; 81, leonardtown; 79, monasses at dulles and these temperatures are not falling off a lot overnight. i want to show you the high
Jul 15, 2012 9:30am EDT
>> business news from the capital region. this is "washington business report" with abc7 national correspondent rebecca cooper. >> thank you for joining us. we are looking at busiss and finance. i am in r rebecca cooperer. she will be back next week.k. future tax rates. i'm wonderingng how the campaign will impt area businesses? that will be the topic of our roundtable segment. but first, a look at the increasingly important business sector. the economy of tourism. capital tourism added up to an estimated $6 billion for our area in 2011. we are glad welcome back to the show elliotott ferguson fromm destination d.c. thank you for being with us. thank you for having me. >> y you have good news. a lot of people are struggling. we are really excited about what the tourism industry means for washington d.c. >> ok so $6 billion. and that accounts for -- how many jobs does that count for in our area? >> putting it in perspective, $6 million represents 70,000-plus jobs for washington, d.c. we paid $24 less in taxes for the money that is generated for washington. >> that is nexto the f
Jul 7, 2012 1:00pm EDT
by taking a little trip back in time. and we're going to a day in april of 1922. on the mall in washington somewhere between 50,000 and 100,000 people have gathered for the dedication of the lincoln memorial. there are parades, survivors from the civil war. people drove, they walks. there was an air of festivity throughout the town. as you know, at the time -- and you may not know in this history -- washington is itself also in addition to be in the seat of the country, washington is the seat of the black elite of america. the black people who served in reconstruction governments in the south were driven out after the collapse of reconstruction, and many of them retreated to washington, d.c. we have there a pbs pinch back lieutenant governor of louisiana who comes there, the gentleman who was the senator from mississippi blanch k. bruce. we have many, many celebrities there. we have also howard university, which is itself a real seat of the black intelligence, too. so we have this town. we have this big celebration. people turn up to dedicate the memorial. the black elites who turn up, and
Jul 9, 2012 8:00pm EDT
washington d.c. they did not have any kind of washington presence. now they all have a pretty prominent washington presence and growing. >> guest: yes. they not only did not care much about washington, they were pretty much determined to ignore government. at think it was sort of value to some extent, but there were -- they were living in this world where they thought there were changing the world by innovating . we don't have any trouble raising money. we don't have any money -- trouble attracting talent, and we can see right before our eyes that the whole world is actually changing because of the product and make. so on like those old industries here, oil, railroads, whenever, we don't need to do with the government. obviously they have legal departments that were involved in making sure they complied with regulations. you know, in the ensuing time there really built up their lobbying. even then it was many years before apple had more than a couple people here in d.c. and now, as you point out, they all have significant offices here. in some cases not only, but they actually have a li
Jul 10, 2012 1:30pm EDT
. you're not going to hear this much in washington because most people in washington never had a real job. and don't really understand that you have to risk your life savings, risk capital, take out loans to start a business, to hire employees, to buy equipment and hoping that you'll find a customer. hoping that you'll find some business. and most people here in washington don't understand the risk that's involved and what you do to help grow the american economy. but as one who took the same kind of risk that all of you did, i just want to say thanks for what you do for our country and what you do for the communities in which you operate your businesses. listen, as you know i came here as a small business guy. i came here to fight for a smaller less costly and more accountable government. but you know many in washington just haven't quite seen the light as yet. the president and i we get along just fine. but we've got some really different views about how our economy works. as a product of the free enterprise system, i'm a big believer in the free enterprise system and in limited gov
Jul 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
. "good morning washington" continues right now. captioned by the national captioning institute >> good morning to you washington. it is 6:00, this monday, july 9. i'm cynne simpson. >> i'm natasha barrett in for steve today. we will check in with lisa baden and a second but first, here is adam. >> the belfort furniture weather center, 6:00 sharp, and it is a damp start today. widespread showers and storms over night. right now the bulk of the action is here crossing over 95 from springfield to sell all the way down to fredericksburg. all of it is moving to the eastin to southern maryland. and still ongoing showers and storms northwest of town. most of the rain will be in the morning and then some breaks around lunchtime with a few storms possible this after an evening especially south of washington. but cooler, though. >> " -- george washington parkway is closed at spout run all traffic as the detour at the memorial bridge. >> the latest developments in an officer-involved shooting that happened in mount vernon. we are hearing that two fairfax county police officer
Jul 5, 2012 9:15am EDT
at 9:00, part of book-tv this weekend on c-span 2. "washington journal" continues- >> we continue looking at foreign broadcasters operating in the u.s. and we kicked things up on monday, the first english language newschannel headquartered in the middle east. tuesday, deutsche welle of germany. yesterday we focused on voice of america, the official broadcasting of the u.s. government's and we wrap things up with bbc america tomorrow. today we learned cctv. jim laurie is an executive consultant to the chinese news service based here in washington. thanks for coming in. >guest: thanks for having me. host: tell us about the mission ofcctv and what it has done and the united states. guest: china central television is the largest television presence in the world's largest television nation. it is a state-of, state operated television station, more than 13,000 employees, all round the world, mainly feeding the chinese population with news, current affairs, entertainment, sports and every imaginable kind of broadcasting from beijing and for the entire nation. in recent years, maybe 12 y
Jul 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
washington. >> thousands of customers are spending the holiday without power. we will look at the latest numbers. >> late-night storms knocked out power to rehearsals on the national mall for the "capital fourth" concert. will we have more of the same tonight? that is the big question. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. starts now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. happy fourth of july. i am cynne simpson. >> it i am steve chenevey. we will start with traffic and weather every ten minutes. first, meteorologist adam caskey. >> we have areas of rain. a diminishing of interest from complex moving in. moderate rain still falling around hagerstown. light rain in hancock, maryland. that will continue dropping southeast closed to the metro area and the the beltway. most of it will stay north of the beltway. pittsburg getting some heavy rain with embedded lightning and thunder. that should fall apart when it reaches the mason-dixon line. highs around 97 degrees. heat advisory in effect today. pop-up thunderstorms from about 11:00
Jul 10, 2012 11:30pm EDT
, and the mall is at the back. everyone knew washington, d.c. could grow to the east. which mean this is congress has been wrong from our very inception. so the national mall is really our backyard, but it stretches from the capitol to the lincoln memorial and it also includes the section from the white house to the national memorial and millions of visitors will -- ground be protected and preserves for the future. each year congress has to consider potential changes and additions to the mall and deliberate how each proposal would affect this important resource and it's finite kpas by, the memorial to president eisenhower has gained significant attention and in my opinion the process has failed to achieve the design with the consensus of support. this particular situation has worked out, it's my hope that we can learn from the process, what was done well, and what we as a community can do. the committee must also consider the pace at which new memorials have proliferated in the past decade. we need to -- taken on their own, there are probably thousands of ideas that make sense, the vietnam memori
Jul 16, 2012 4:30am EDT
>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, a new problem for metro. technicians try to determine what exactly caused a computer problem on the weekend that forced the system to shut down. good morning, washington. it's monday, july 16. glad you are starting the week with us. i am cynne simpson. >> i am natasha barrett. good morning steve. >> a mild start to our monday morning. the humidity, you will notice. 77 degrees at reagan national, 79 in quantico. western maryland, 66 degrees in oakland. live super doppler 7 shows the showers from last night are gone. we may have an isolated showers today during the late afternoon. that should not amount to much. 92-97 for the daytime high, nighttime lows in the '70s. tomorrow could reach 100 degrees. let get an update on the rush-hour commutes with lisa baden. >> overnight construction is already gone on the beltway near tyson's corner. they are removing it from the beledweyntway. green light between richmond and baltimore 495. 270 is normal. looks good at the dulles toll way. headlights are
Jul 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
. "good morning washington" begins now. >> rise and shine. it is monday, july 9. >> i'm cynne simpson. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. we have a tree down on the northbound george washington parkway. the tree is down near spout run. southbound gw is open. a live picture of the springfield, to reiterate that. more on the traffic side in just while.e of the because storm's over night. 5:01. it is unsell because of a cold -- it is unsaddled because -- it is onfund because of a cold front. some steady but lighter rain into prince william county approaching manassas and shenandoahf into the valley after upper montgomery county and frederick county we have that on going rain, all east. west to anywhere from 85 to 90. most of the rain will be this cannot rule out some thunderstorms this afternoon, especially south of washington. >> thank you. 5:02. breaking news. police shot and killed eight after they said he opened them.n >> we are live from the scene with details. >> this is still going on in a active investigation out here. we have the fairfax county command units. th
Jul 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
, but others are going on. "good morning washington" continues now. good morning, washington. it's wednesday july 4. glad you are joining us. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. happy birthday, america. we will start with traffic and weather. steve is gathering the latest details on traffic. in the meantime, adam caskey. >> typical for the july weather for washington. heat and humidity. it will feel like 100. we will have a mixture of sun and clouds throughout the day with a few thundershowers as well. we will have sunshine, clouds, thunderstorms, barbecue and repeat, then bedtime. there's a downpour moving through hagerstown and dropping southeast. otherwise, like sprinkles fallen apart approach in frederick cumberland frostburg. scattered storms as early as 11:00 a.m. today as they pop up randomly across our region. one or two could be severe. high temperature of 97. if there's a heat advisory starting at noon. typical for the july weather in washington. watch for lightning while outside. you will be safe in buildings and in your car. there could be gusty wind annandale -- and hail
Jul 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> i don't know how much more i want to hear about that story but we will have that coming up. good morning, washington. it's tuesday, july 3. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's check in with lisa baden and meteorologist adam caskey to find out what the forecast looks light. >> i cannot get that voice out of my head from the urinal. let's look at live super doppler 7. we have a few showers right now with no lightning or thunder. downpours and senior is county south of 235 approaching tall timbers -- downpours in st. mary's county. 77 degrees for the high temperature in arlington -- for the current temperature in arlington, on our way to the '90s for the afternoon. now to lisa baden. >> she is checking on the hov restrictions. we will have that in a few minutes. we are getting word the restrictions are lifted once again today. she is working the phones. we will get the updates in a few minutes. let's talk more about the recovery efforts which continue after friday's deadly storms across the east coast. >> severe weather been going
Jul 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
agencies in washington and the tech companies, first of all, did the microsoft antitrust suit, was it just because microsoft got too big? >> he was not just because microsoft got too big. i am not a lawyer, but my understanding is that it is not illegal to be a monopoly. it is just a legal to use your monopoly power in a certain way. that is ancient history. there is an antitrust case involving apple and sun book publishers right now. there is a google anti traced -- antitrust case. these are -- it is not the sheer size of these companies. sometimes it tracks the attention of the government as the way they interact with the economy, the way they interact with privacy, the way they interact with commerce. in the case of that will, they are very big in a dollars since. they are big on the impact they have on everyone's lives. obviously, that is going to attract the attention of regulators and enforcement agencies in the city. i will say that i have lived in washington for nearly 40 years and i spent 20 years as a washington correspondent and editor in our washington bureau. before turning to
Jul 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
washington," on your side. >> a deadly start to the holiday. one person killed in an apartment fire in southeast washington. >> late night storms halted the rehearsal on the mall. cat -- we can expect more severe weather fortnight's minivet. >> it is july 4. happy holiday. >> happy independence day. with your traffic and weather every 10 minutes. first, adam caskey. >> good morning. four-o'clock 30 a.m. here in the belfort furniture weather center. showers northwest of stunned to -- county start our wednesday. near hagerstown, cumberland, hancock, that is where we have areas of rain. you see that slide into the southeast. we expect most of that to fall apart as it moves towards the metro area. later on, we will get in with thunderstorms popping up randomly across our area. a mixture of sun and clouds. hot and humid. a heat advisory is in effect for the metro area. scattered storms from 11 a.m. to about eight -- 8:00 p.m.. we can expect pop had been -- pop-up of thunderstorms with highs in the upper 90's. 100 degrees is in reach from today until saturday. it will be dry warm, and hum
Jul 2, 2012 9:30pm EDT
wasn't publishing its results, so it looked like the "washington post" was ahead of the fbi when all it was was reporting some of despite what i'm saying, i don't think it's denigrating the "post" to show that it was that. it didn't like to see the results of its investigation in the newspaper. but it was the newspaper's job before the election as possible. that's no small accomplishment, and i'm -- i'll be the first in line to recognize woodward and bernstein's accomplishment. regardless of whether felt leaked for self-serving reasons or the most principled one. my problem really is not the coverage in the summer and fall of 1972. it's in the book about the coverage because the book is where the fairytale starts. now i actually didn't get a chance to do this before completing my book, but i was recently in los angeles and went through the papers of alan pachula, director of the film "all the president's men." he wanted to make a film that was very true to life. so he actually interviewed all the editors at the "post," woodward and bernstein. and he was told a lot of interesting thin
Jul 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
>> welcome back. a deadly night in northwest washington. two people are again. four when did. it is day six without power for thousands of families. the latest on the restoration efforts. a new summer challenge for the red cross. boosting planations. we will look at the organization's blood shortage. "good morning washington" continues right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington" -- on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute >> a live look at fairfax. 77 degrees right now. i am cynne simpson. first, adam caskey are off to a warm start. >> 100 degrees within reach today. it looks like our weather pattern will shift a bit by early next week. at that point where temperatures. let us look from our rooftop camera. here is a beautiful sunssunrise. 80 degrees at reagan national. 81 in lexington park. culpepper, not a bad start, 72. up there 100 degrees today and tomorrow. it will feel like 100 to 105. we have a slight chance of a few late day thunderstorms. 30% chance. i will talk about the weekend and seven-day coming up. let
Jul 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
good morning to you washington. rise and shine on july 13. i am cynne simpson. >> i am kendis gibson. let us get a check on the roads with lisa baden. >> we are moving relatively quickly right now on the highway. travel times working in our favor for us right now. heading on to the greenway, the dulles toll road, 66 between centreville and the beltway. 270 leading father hurley boulevard, 17 minutes. we are running over to 95 with a live picture in the geico traffic center. now to steve rudin. >> here is doppler radar from the belfort furniture weather center. the shenandoah valley and the blue ridge, the rain will fall right now. not a lot of intensity with this. most of the shower activity will remain west of the d.c. metro for the morning. here is our future cast as we move through the afternoon. showers remain to the west. our next chance for widespread storms across the mid-atlantic welcome on sunday. temperatures will be well into the 90's by then. highs today 82 to 87. wins out of the south at 5 to 10. coming up, we will hear your travel forecast into the extended outlo
Jul 3, 2012 2:00am EDT
. >>> good evening, everyone, and welcome. i'm mary jordan. i'm the editor of "washington post" live which is division of the newspaper which organizes forums and debates. a very special thanks tonight to "washington post" chairman don graham and publisher katherine waynus, our host, and a big thank you to penzance, the owner of the -- warren is a key player in the watergate scandal. and what you're going to hear onstage, there are lots of people in the audience who loomed large in watergate and i see a couple of them there. alexander butterfield, the man who revealed a taping system from the oval office came all the way from california tonight. and earl filbert, former u.s. attorney for the district of columbia profited quite a bit on "all the president's men." it was on the sixth floor downstairs in this building that 40 years ago this week there was a botched break-in. burglars working for president nixon who started it all and forever gave the suffix to every political scandal. those sixth floor offices with actually open tonight. 40 years ago they housed the democratic national commit
Jul 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
this week. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. straight ahead this morning, night forusy crews in prince george's county. with by drowning and apartment fire that left dozens homeless. good morning, washington. wednesday, july 25. i am steve chenevey. >> i am pamela brown. let's check the forecast with meteorologist adam caskey. getting our relief today. it was 93 degrees yesterday. the highest today will be 88 or maybe 89 degrees in the afternoon. much lower humidity. it will feel much better behind yesterday's cold front. seven the five now in washington, 70 a now in -- 75 washington, 79 in annapolis. , cometoday from 85 to 90 from 0. near 100 tomorrow. >> overnight construction on the on 66y through tysons, beltway, and on the prince george's ounty i have a camera at theyworth avenue where some road work on the inner loop side. as you can see, it's causing a delay. worktermp, a still there university, lanes are splits around that. decent shape aside that. >> in prince george's county, investigators are trying to figure out how teenager drowned pond. news
Jul 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
inversion en washington la cual se espera beneficie al corredor noreste del pais. entre los planes esta un tren de alta velocidad que conectaria washington a nueva york en menos de dos horas... claudia uceda con los detalles. quieren transformar union station... asi sera su histórica renovación que cente rrocars s,oficiniendasrá l al velad oardmaresidede trorte d veloc en ereste veloce reduciria el tiempo de viaje de washingvince gray/alcalde de washington tren será mejor y "dijo el alcalde de washington vince gray union station es la segunda estación más concurrida de amtrak en todo el país. se estima que hay un aproximado de 1000 000pasajeros por dia. la propuesta no tiene visión enn ere yaue reqa un fu sum dindel parte del gobierno. el alcalde y los concejales de washington dicen que haran todo lo posible para que se convierta en una realidad...mientras los pasajeros opinan... oscar mazariegos/ usuario del tren "seria lo mejor porque uno pierde medio dia en viajar y viene aca cansado de estar sentado." carlos del aguila/ usuario del tren " no seria tan cansado ni tan tenidioso
Jul 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
morning washington," on your side." >> will details into friday's move appeared shooting and colorado. we have more on one of the survivors, about to attend college in the d.c. region. it's tuesday, july 24. i'm steve chenevey. >> i am pamela brown. let's check the forecast with adam caskey. >> its corn to be hot and sticky today. you will feel the humidity. we reached 90 degrees yesterday. the clouds kept us cooler than they will today. we don't have the early morning cloud cover that we had yesterday. 75 at reagan national. 72 in winchester, 74 in hagerstown. strong afternoon storms possible. breezy this afternoon, mid 90's. cooler and drier tomorrow, less humid. very comfortable. lisa baden. >> possible drive in maryland on 270. in good shape on 66, 95 maryland, 95 virginia. 395, there was an accident outbound after the 14th street bridge but before the pentagon exit. everyone is moving. that accident is completely gone. now to news. >> we will start with the latest developments from friday's move appeared shooting in aurora, colorado. the lead prosecutor said that she will talk to fam
Jul 10, 2012 4:25am EDT
in the immediate washington area. the farther south, the more cloud cover and you encounter showers and thunderstorms toward richmond. not thinking the front will make it further north today, so we'll kind of be in and out of the sunshine with periods of clouds and perhaps a few showers around here later today, although most of the day should be dry. i don't think the area is going to see much of anything. temperature at reagan national, 77 degrees and humidity is 79% and we're off to a warm and humid start. the weather and the look including the five-day forecast in just a moment. back to you guys. >> thank you, tucker. >>> our top stories this morning. investigators are trying to figure out what caused a raging fire at an old d.c. school building. the fire broke out after 11:00 p.m. at webb elementary school in northeast. the school has been shut down since 2008. so far, there is no word of any injuries. >>> another charge in connection with mayor vincent gray's 2010 campaign. the federal authorities charged jeannie clark harris with donating money in other people's names. she is
Jul 28, 2012 10:00pm EDT
, and harold washington was selected the year before. jesse jackson is raising the banner of independent lab politics. it's our time now. we want our share. than so what we have here is a split that we will see later on among those who think that this is a good strategy and those who go with sort of mondale or the regular sort of white liberal democrats. and ironically enough, most black elected officials, most of them in the black congressional caucus are opposed to the jackson candidacy but there is a rising tide of grassroots activists. jesse gets a majority ed the black vote but hardly among white voters so what we have here is this idea of using the black vote and an accumulation of delegates as a leverage to get the democratic party to sponsor these progressive issues that they seem to be neglecting in the black communities. >> host: so jackson's campaign starts in many ways like chisholm's as one might say a symbolic effort. that is, no one thought he was going to win and he himself didn't think he was going to win, but the effort was really about as you say, amassing those delegates
Jul 12, 2012 1:00am PDT
anything to do with each other. this is comical. i am a fan of a washington post as a newspaper of national regard, but they ought to be embarrassed for the news piece they wrote on this subject today. romney advisers fed to the washington post and the washington post then deutally rote down what they said. which is that romney and cheney, we swear, they don't even recognize each other. they walk past each other on the street and it's like, i don't even know you. they don't even talk. from the post, people who know both romney and cheney, who were talking to the washington post for, i don't don't what reason, say they have contrasting leadership styles where cheney comes off as sharp tongued, romney projects a sunny optimism. really, washington post? is that what the people who know mitt romney and dick cheney told you to say? there's more reporting. where cheney's beliefs and policies are rooted in conservative ideology, romney's tend to be driven by analytical problem sauving. this is crack washington post reporting. emphasis on the word crack, based on what they were told by romney sourc
Jul 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
of washington. limited sunshine today. highs in the mid to upper 80's with stormeekend daily. >> you will find things slippery around town. road service buckled in bowie. this is the 50 east. they are making road repairs to ready for theg hour.g rush eastbound 50 at 197. closed is the george washington northbound. traffic is forced to go across memorial bridge and into town. a tree has fallen on the parkway. you can see the wet pavement on bridge.ican legion the light volume is helping us out for now. >> now families and business the worke starting off from lastsing damage storms. >> this is a building in fredericksburg. people say they are lucky to be alive. >> take a look at this dance studio. inside about two cheerleaders, teachers, and parents. the windows blew out and was ordered to the front of the building. andhe saw the funnel everybody to get into the room. >> we saw it. some of the parents were as they pulled the kids safety. nobody was home here. the roof of the strip mall was off.d equipment when flying through windows. >> we just started and we just lost it. >> i cannot even tell
Jul 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
washington capitals en julio 28...para maÓ gracias silvana, y las escuelas publicas del condado de montgomery, reanudaran su horario parcialmente el cinco de julio... los programas y actividades de verano en los centros regionales abriran en su horario regular..el periodo de los cursos seran extendidos para recuperar los dias perdidos...sin embargo, algunas escuelas todavia permaneceran cerradas por falta de y una joven hispana se une a las victimas de la tormenta del pasado viernes cuando un arbol le cayo encima mientras se dirigia a su casa en washington.. no existe consuelo para este hija carolina fue herida de gravedad durante la tormenta del viernesado...un a lesionando su columna vertebal... "con los vientos tan fuertes que han habido, el arbol ha caido de esa altura, multiplicando la velocidad de la fuerza, la ha tirado de la moto y la ha aplastado" carolina alcalde de 37 aÑos estaba en su motocicleta cuando sucedio el accidente en la calle 15 hington... le faltaba muy poco para llegar a su casa.. cuando la pesadilla comenzo... esta maÑana, carolina hablo por primera vez des
Jul 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
arbol le cayo encima mientras se dirigia a su casa en washington..ria rono existe con hija carolina fue herida de gravedadurantetorm de. un arbol le cayo encima lesionando su columna vertebal... "con los vientos tan fuertes que han habido, el arbol ha caido de esa altura, multiplicando la velocidad de la fuerza, la ha tirado de la moto y la ha aplastado" carolina alcalde de 37 aÑos estaba en su motocicleta cuando sucedio el accidente en la calle 15 en washington... le faltaba muy poco para llegar a su casa.. cuando la pesadilla comenzo... esta maÑana, carolina hablo por primera vez despues de est cuatro dias en cuidados intensivos en el hospital george washington.... "escucho que dijo my legs, su mama me miraba a mi yo estaba a atraves de ella y lo unico que le dije fue carolita, descaza por favor" carolina pregunto por sus piernas y es que el diagnostico preliminar es que quedara paralizada desde la cintura a los pies... el arbol causo daÑos irreparables... su padre describe a su hija como una joven muy activa e involucrada en la comunidad.. ella es parte de la organi
Jul 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
y eextremo, despa una nueve encuesta de cadena abc y el washington post muestra la desicion de la corte de justicia sobre la ley sb 1070 de arizona hanid poco efecto en las preferencia de los votantes, y el presidente barack ama y mitt romneyinuan empatados en la carrera presidencial... fernado pizarro con mas informacion... segun 1 nueva encuesta de la cadena abc y el washington post, el presidente obama y mitt romney estan virtualmente empatados con 1 47% de las preferencias de los votantes registrados. esto a pesar de recientes decisiones importantisimas de la corte suprema sobre la reforma de salud, y sobre la ley sb1070 de arizona, ademas del anuncio de la casa blanca de detener deportaciones de jovenes que se beneficiarian con el dream act. 1 ana temas elcreen que el president obama llla delantera en estados claves. liz lopez, analista democratafueron 2 temas bastante importante para la comunidad, salud, que ya nos esta impactando en terminos inmigracion que es otro. pero todavia tuvo 1 impacto y espero que eso sea reflejado en las elecciones en noviembre. 1 congresista repu
Jul 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
admittedly at some level removed -- >> washington. >> yes, washington. does washington act like lee during the revolution? >> all: no. >> what is washington's one crucial priority? >> to maintain the army. >> yes, to maintain the army, okay. to keep the army intact. and that means -- how does that -- so that's washington's strategy is the army must survive so how does that then affect his operational stance? i mean what does washington do then as a consequence of that? >> washington follows a fabian strategy and preserves his army whereas lee should have preserved his army. he knew he could win whatever battles he fought so he just kept on fighting. >> exactly. so you see the different -- i know i had you read the weigley on monday. who does do a fabian strategy? >> johnson. >> during what campaign? >> atlanta. >> atlanta. okay. all right. >> he's criticized. >> who criticizes him? >> the confederates. the people. >> yes, and do you remember who makes that argument? it's sort of in rebuttal to this idea. let me step back. johnston -- sherman is marching on johnston in 1864. sherman is tryi
Jul 2, 2012 9:00pm EDT
connected with watergate and richard nixon. it didn't help that i lived in washington, d.c., during much of this period. [ laughter ] >> indeed, it was only after i relocated to the heartland that i was finally able to put watergate behind me. [ laughter ] >> and then about six months ago, my friend jen chin from the university press of kansas told me it a new book they were publishing. a new book about watergate. written by an author who would even be willing to come to kansas city on the 40th anniversary of the world's most famous third rate burglary. [ laughter ] >> which plus about 24 hours is essentially what today is. even better, it was a book that would address one of the least satisfying aspects of the whole watergate saga, namely the motivation of that shadowy source codenamed deep throat who only became known to the world at large in 2005 when mark felt, once the number-two man at the fbi, revealed that he was the guy who hung around parking garages with bob woodward. so once an addict, always an addict. [ laughter ] >> jen gave me "leak: why mark felt became deep throat" by m
Jul 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
are able to get to their necks stop. reporting live in northwest washington, john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> thanks for that. looking at the day ahead, several lawmakers will join the u.s. department of transportation and other agencies, announcing the first ever federal safety standard for rail transit systems nationwide. the safety standards were included in bipartisan legislation signed into law by president obama earlier this month. the national transportation safety board has already identified several areas that could improve safety and oversight, including evacuation and rescue features on railcars. >> prince george's county police need your help finding the missing man. 75-year-old oscar harry washington was last seen yesterday morning in the backyard of his mother's home in bowie. he suffers from high blood pressure and memory loss. call police if you seen him. >> turning to the campaign trail, president obama says that he refuses to apologize for its latest attacks on mitt romney. the center around romney's time at bain capital. abc 7 went one-on-one with president obama. brian
Jul 29, 2012 9:00pm EDT
in philadelphia, chicago, washington elected the year before, and so jackson is raising the banner of up dependent black politics. it's our time now. we want our share. what we have here is a split that where we fill will sit later on among those who think it's a good strategy, and those who go with the regular, sort of white liberal democrats. >> host: right. >> guest: ironically enough, most black elected officials, most members of the black caucus are opposed to jackson's candidacy, but there's a rising tide of grass roots activism in the black community. there's a majority of the black folks hardly among white voters, of course, and so what we have here is the idea of using the black vote, his accumlation of delegates as a leverage to get the democratic party to respond to the progressive issues that they seem to be neglecting on behalf the black communities. >> host: and so jack sop's -- jackson's campaign starts with a symbolic effort. that is, no one thought he was going to win. he, himself, didn't think he was going to win. >> guest: right >> host: but the effort was real in amassing deleg
Jul 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
, washington, dc, and so people -- jesse jackson is raising the banner of independent black politics. it's our time now. we want our share. and so what we have here is a split that -- we'll see later on, among those who think that this is a good strategy and those who go with sort of mondale or the regular sort of white liberal democrat. and ironically enough, most black elected officials, most members of the congressional black caucus are opposed to jackson's candidacy but there's a rising tide of black ac timism in the community. and what we have here is the idea of using the black vote, his accumulation of delegates, at a leverage to get the democratic party to respond to these progressive issues that they seem to be neglecting in behalf of black community. >> host: the jackson campaign starts in many ways like chisolm's, as, one might say, symbolic effort. no one thought he would win. he himself didn't think he would win. but the effort was really about, as you say, amazing -- amazing delegates and gaining inflation in the democratic party. >> guest: and putting issues on the table, issues
Jul 10, 2012 8:00am PDT
on washington. he has been arrested more than 40 times. his just written a new book called, "across that bridge: life lessons and a vision for change." he visited us in our studio and i asked congress member lewis about the voter purge in florida, where the justice department had sued to block republican governor rick scott's controversial effort to remove thousands of registered voters from the rolls, using an outdated driver's license database to ostensibly identify non-citizens registered to vote. >> it is unreal, it is unbelievable that at this time in our history, 47 years after the voting rights act was passed and signed into law, that we're trying to go backward. i think there is a systematic, deliberate attempt on the part of so many of these states -- not just florida, but all across the country. it is not just southern states. to keep people from participating. i think there is an attempt to steal this election before it even takes place, to make it hard, to make it difficult for our seniors, for our students, for minorities, for the disabled to participate in the democratic process.
Jul 10, 2012 7:30pm EDT
life in washington for the next four years to make sure that doesn't happen to your grandchildren and does not happen to mine. [ applause ] we have no problems in front of us that are insolvable. what we have is a problem with a career status quo that thinks about the next election and places its priority in their own political career ahead of what is in the best interest of this country. our founders understood that. as a matter of fact, one of the things that's not talked about much but was written about a lot at the founding was called the term rotation. only one of our significant founders didn't want to use rotation, ie term limits as part of our founding documents, and they really didn't think it was very important because back then who in the world who want to spend their life in washington, and the same today. have you to ask that question. who would want to spend their life in washington?have you to . who would want to spend their life in washington? no one should. no one should. so where we see the problem as we saw this week with the supreme court is what our founders i
Jul 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
on the custody issue next month. abc news, los angeles. >> another hour of "good morning washington starts right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead -- a parent's worst nightmare -- a young child finds a gun and shoots and kills himself. >> white the odds are improving that maryland lawmakers will be called into a special session. >> the redskins are kicking off training camp with a visit from the heat. good morning, washington. >> let's get to adam caskey with a look at the forecast. >> you want to find a pool to jump into today. yesterday's load timidity and it is back today. it is not that bad this morning but the humidity is rising. 70 degrees in winchester and 64 in berkeley springs. it is dry around the metro area. a heat advisory today that means it will feel like 105-109 degrees. temperatures will be right near 100 degrees. the record is 103 degrees. >> we have an overturned 18 wheeler all lanes are open but you will be severely impacted on 270. this is newschopper7 fine -- flying over the 18-wheeler accident and the truck was loaded
Jul 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
washington" at 5:00 a.m. starts now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's friday, july 6. glad you are with us. i am steve chenevey. >> i am steve chenevey. we begin with traffic and weather every 10 minutes. first, meteorologist adam caskey. more heat. >> today into the weekend. but the weather pattern will shift. may be below average for high temperatures by next week. mid 80's. let's look at temperatures now. 73 in berkeley springs, 77 in winchester fredericksburg and 80 degrees. 81 in lking george, 82 in lorton. mostly sunny conditions, 100 degrees, feeling hotter. tomorrow, 102 degrees and maybe warmer air by the afternoon. slight chance of storms tomorrow, better chance on sunday. not a washout. now to steve. >> 395 near landmark, at duke street it's moving nicely up to the 14th street bridge and into the district, a smooth ride. hov restrictions are in effect. no problems all the way into town from alexandria and arlington. 270 near 118 in germantown everything looks good. no delays in germantown and all the way to
Jul 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
are getting involved. "good morning washington" begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute >> good morning, everybody. it is wednesday, july levin. i am kendis gibson. >> we will start things off with lisa baden. good morning. >> it was until an accident at 7100. two lanes are blocked. a little bit of patience this morning. no problems right now as far as traffic on the beltway and we are good on 270. now to the weather with adam caskey. >> we are booking fine right now. -- looking fine right now. dry the next couple of days. everybody until the weekend. let's look at the temperatures. all at 67. 70 -- 70 in arlington. frostburg 60 degrees on the nose. we cannot rule out a few thundershowers along the blue ridge today and tomorrow with highs in the upper 80's. more coming up. >> some breaking news right now , at a train has derailed near the ohio state fair grounds and one of the cars exploded. it is not known what the cars were carrying at the time. people within a 1 mile radius ar
Jul 27, 2012 8:00pm EDT
're raising? tonight on "washington week." this was supposed to be foreign policy week. . >> in dealings with other nations he has given trust where it was not earned, insult where it was not deserved, and apology where it is not due. >> as many of you know, i have made it a top priority for my administration to deepen cooperation with israel across the whole spectrum of security issues. gwen: but mitt romney's big trip abroad got off to an inauspicious start in preolympics london. >> mitt romney wants to know whether or not we're ready. are we ready? [cheers and applause] >> yes, we are. gwen: do romney's missteps matter? on the message front, the candidates sparred over the president's commitment to business. >> president obama attacks success and we will change that. >> they're taking my words out of context and are flat-out wrong. gwen: a big fight brews over who gets the vote. >> if i don't get the proper birthday certificate and i.d., i won't be able to vote. >> it should be insults to my american that you might be disenfranchised because you don't have the ability to get a photo i
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